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2023-2024 Catalog/Student Handbook 
2023-2024 Catalog/Student Handbook

Business Management, AAS

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(Christanna and John H. Daniel Campuses)

Award: Associate of Applied Science

Length: Sixty-Five credit hour program

Purpose: The development of business and industry has resulted in a great demand for qualified personnel in the area of business management. The associate of applied science degree in business management is designed primarily for students seeking full-time employment in the field immediately upon completion of the program and for individuals who are presently in industry and seeking to improve promotion possibilities.

Occupational Objectives: The following occupational titles represent examples of possible employment opportunities:

  • Assistant Manager
  • Management Trainee
  • Manager of a Small Business
  • Supervisor
  • Sales Representative
  • Administrative or Executive Assistant
  • Office Manager
  • Information Services Specialist

Program Description: The program includes courses in business, general education, and electives. Topics include both theory and real-world tools needed for success in the business world. The program helps prepare students to either run their own business or to advance in a current job. Students should see an SVCC advisor for help in planning their program. The courses within this program may transfer to other colleges.

Southside Virginia Community College fully supports Tech Prep linkages with high schools. College programs are designed to provide a seamless transition between high school Tech Prep and college technical and engineering programs.

Contact For More Information: 

Tiffany Slagle 434-736-2037

Tom Scales 434-949-1087


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Required Courses

Total Credits: 16

Second Semester

Total Credits: 15

Third Semester

Total Credits: 16

Total Credits: 15

Total Credits for Degree: 62

¹Students should select from ART 101 , HUM 100 , or PHI 220  or consult your advisor. See General Education Elective Course Selection  for list of allowable humanities courses.
2Students should consult an advisor if considering transferring: BUS 242  may be recommended.

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